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Theater of War

Theater of War Productions, which presents readings of ancient plays to military communities across the U.S., will be staging readings of Sophocles’ “Ajax” on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 4 and 5, at VMI. W&L’s Johnson Lecture Series is one of the event’s sponsors.

The event, which will include a panel discussion with audience participation, will take place Friday, Feb. 4, at 8 p.m. and be repeated Saturday, Feb. 5, at 1 p.m. in Gillis Theater in VMI’s Center for Leadership and Ethics, located in Marshall Hall on the VMI post.

Over the past year, Theater of War has delivered more than 100 performances at more than 50 military sites throughout the U.S. and Europe. Nearly 25,000 service members and veterans of every rank, from high-level Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs officials to Special Forces and Army and Marine Infantry, have attended the performances.

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